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Sr. Electrical & Instrumentation System Technician – North Sioux City, SD


The System Technician Electrical & Instrumentation role is responsible for: Ensuring safe, reliable performance of plant control processes, systems, and production lines. This associate must be multi-crafted with a heavy emphasis on software, control systems, and electrical fundamentals. This associate must have excellent communication skills and be focused on customer (operations) satisfaction.


What are we looking for?

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate of Applied Science in electrical/electronic/ or related technical training
5+ years of manufacturing experience in a maintenance environment
Motors, motor control circuits, power distribution systems up to 600 VAC electrical experience
Controls and instrumentation knowledge including, but not limited to, HMI systems, chart recorders resistance temperature detectors, pressure differential transmitters, and 4-20 MA loop control systems
Knowledge of industrial plant systems, equipment, and operations.
Team working skills at a variety of function levels.
Proficient in the use of industrial mechanics tools, electrician’s tools, instrumentation and controls tools, and rigging/millwork tools.
Working knowledge of pneumatic and hydraulic systems.
What would be your key responsibilities?

Supports operational team with day-to-day improvement and troubleshooting of software applications and PLC controls with maximum focus on increased reliability
Electrical and controls support for operations and maintenance
Interpret and maintain electrical schematics
Identify, design, and implement controls improvement solutions
Interface with contractors, vendors, engineering, maintenance, and operations
Perform root cause analysis on process interruptions
Work with engineering on specific electrical and or controls projects from design to startup, including HMI and PLC programming, installation, checkout, start-up, and training
Provide on shift – plant-wide support (including overtime coverage for vacancies) for diagnosing, troubleshooting, and resolution of Level I (PLC/Servos) and Level II (HMI) system related problems
What can you expect from Mars?

The opportunity to learn and develop, taking charge of your own career across Mars
An industry competitive salary and great benefits package
Chance to work cross-functionally, and add value and impact to the business
If you are passionate, a great problem solver, resilient, and have a high drive for results, then we want to hear from you!


Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.